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 2021-10-24 03:29 

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Trunk or Treat kicks off in Lynchburg...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Halloween is right around the corner, and folks in Lynchburg are kicking off the holiday early this weekend. Several Trunk or Treat events are happening throughout the city, including one at Solid Rock Baptist Church in Madis...

 2021-10-24 03:21 

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A Lynchburg legend closes after 50 years, server of 47 years shares memories...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A Lynchburg legend is closing its doors after 50 years of business. On Saturday, the Crown Sterling on Fort Avenue hosted customers for the very last time. The line was full of people who came back for one last meal at Crown ...

 2021-10-24 01:18 

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Flames Rally Against Mean Green; Bowl Eligible for 3-Straight Season...

DENTON, Texas Down 26-14 midway through third quarter, the Flames rallied behind their returning quarterback and a special teams touchdown to secure a 35-26 win over North Texas, Saturday afternoon, at Apogee Stadium. With the win, the Flames (6-2) become...

 2021-10-24 01:12 

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W&L Football shuts out Bridgewater, 17-0...

LEXINGTON, Va. The Washington and Lee football team limited Bridgewater to just 118 yards of total offense in shutting out the Eagles by a score of 17-0 on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field. The Generals (6-1, 4-0) now have two shutouts on the season, th...

 2021-10-24 00:23 

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LewisGale Regional Health System hosts its 3rd annual 'Crush the Crisis' Opioid Take Back Day...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) LewisGale Regional Health System, alongside Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) sister facilities across the Commonwealth and the nation, hosted a 'Crush the Crisis' opioid take back event Saturday, Oct. 23. COVID-compliant d...

 2021-10-23 21:15 

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Family, friends pay tribute to cinematographer killed on 'Rust' movie set...

Family and friends gathered in Hollywood Saturday to pay their respects to cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, who was killed Thursday following a shooting incident on the set of the Alec Baldwin film "Rust" in New Mexico....

 2021-10-23 20:55 

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Video shows driver accused of attacking Oregon gas station clerk plowing through bystanders...

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for tips leading to the arrest of two women caught on camera assaulting a gas station clerk and ramming witnesses with their car....

 2021-10-23 20:36 

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Shrader's 5TDs leads Syracuse past Virginia Tech 41-36...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Garrett Shrader rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two, including one to Damien Alford with 19 seconds left, to lift Syracuse to a 41-36 victory over Virginia Tech. The Orange scored 14 points in the final 2:28 to snap ...

 2021-10-23 20:23 

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Crash slows traffic on I-81 south in Pulaski County...

PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) A crash is slowing drivers traveling on I-81 south in Pulaski County. According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 102.3 and is blocking the southbound right lane and right shoulder. Traffic is using the left lane to g...

 2021-10-23 20:16 

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Pinpoint Weather: Calm weather through the weekend, scattered storms Monday...

High pressure remains in control of our weather pattern through the weekend ahead of a strong cold front slated to move through the area Monday. You may want a sweater for later this evening. This evening will be continue to be calm with temperatures fall...

 2021-10-23 20:15 

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Continuation grant awarded to University of Lynchburg's program to combat violence against women...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) A continuation grant has been awarded to the University of Lynchburg by the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. The grant totals $299,816 over three years for the university's Office on Violence Against W...

 2021-10-23 19:51 

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West Virginia governor says he'd welcome chance to annex 3 Maryland counties: 'Standing here with open arms'...

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice held a news conference Friday morning to discuss a proposal from state legislatures in western Maryland, who expressed a desire to have the three counties they represent become a part of West Virginia....

 2021-10-23 19:33 

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Woman holding toddler killed after being struck by tractor-trailer; child suffers serious injuries...

A woman was killed in a Spotsylvania crash earlier this week involving three tractor-trailers and a sedan....

 2021-10-23 19:05 

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CDC issues Food Safety Alert for Salmonella outbreak linked to Citterio Salame Sticks...

(WFXR) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Food Safety Alert as they are investigating a Salmonella Outbreak involving Citterio brand Salame Sticks. The CDC says 20 people from eight states have reportedly gotten sick from ea...

 2021-10-23 18:44 

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What is a 'bomb cyclone'? Storm approaches West Coast, bringing rain, wind, possible flooding...

The storm that will bring heavy rain and gusty winds into the Northern California and Pacific Northwest regions through Tuesday will undergo the process of bombogenesis, becoming what...

 2021-10-23 18:37 

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Migrant caravan breaks through National Guard roadblock in Mexico...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) Between 3,000 and 4,000 migrants left the Mexican southern border city of Tapachula on Saturday morning, bound for Mexico City....

 2021-10-23 17:14 

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North Carolina DOT trolls Ohio over license plate mix-up, sets off Twitter debate...

The "First in Flight" state is trolling the "Birthplace of Aviation" on Twitter....

 2021-10-23 17:08 

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Danville's Institute for Advanced Learning and Research awarded over $581K to support work-based learning...

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) was recently awarded over $581,000 to lead ExperienceWorks, a work-based learning (WBL) system that leverages Go VirginiaRegion 3 and Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TR...

 2021-10-23 16:42 

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Kroger Health teams with Anthem to offer consumers allowance to purchase groceries, health items with new Medicare Advantage plans...

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) Starting in 2022, Kroger Health, the healthcare division of Kroger as well as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will offer new Medicare Advantage plans with benefits and services to address an individual's whole-health needs and ...

 2021-10-23 15:59 

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These are the 'rattiest' cities in the US, according to national pest-control company...

Orkin has released its 2021 list of the "rattiest cities" in the U.S., which ranks 50 of the nation's busiest metro regions by "the number of new rodent treatments" performed in the last year....

 2021-10-23 15:54 

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After 'Rust' shooting, a look back at other fatal on-set accidents...

On-set fatalities have led to safety reforms in the past. Here are some of the productions that experienced industry-altering accidents....

 2021-10-23 15:47 

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Former President Obama is campaigning with McAuliffe today at VCU...

Former President Barack Obama is attending a rally with Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe at Virginia Commonwealth University this afternoon....

 2021-10-23 15:44 

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Chipotle removing new brisket option from menu earlier than planned...

The restaurant chain's new brisket protein option, which debuted only a month ago in late September, will "probably" return sometime in the future, according to the company...

 2021-10-23 15:17 

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Virginia sailor killed in WWII has been accounted for...

WASHINGTON (WFXR) Last week, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced that Navy Mess Attendant 1st Class Octavius Mabine, 21, of Portsmouth, who was killed during World War II, was accounted for last year. On Dec. 7, 1941, Mabine was assigne...

 2021-10-23 14:58 

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Dems hope power of presidency can help Virginia gov's race...

RICHMOND, Va (AP) — Virginia Democrats are hoping the power of the presidency can help them retain the governor's seat in the closely watched and tightly contested election less than two weeks away. Former President Barack Obama planned to campa...

 2021-10-23 14:53 

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Ayala or Sears: Both would make history in Virginia election...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — As Election Day approaches in Virginia, one thing is certain: The state will elect its first woman and first woman of color to the lieutenant governor post. The two women seeking the job are fond of touting their unconventio...

 2021-10-23 14:47 

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Little-known approach to pancreatic cancer treatment offers hope to patients...

The cancer that started in Craig Warner's pancreas was already on the move when he was diagnosed as stage 4 back in 2018....

 2021-10-23 14:43 

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How to get a car loan...

Here's everything you need to know about how to get an auto loan with the best rates, even if you don't have the best credit score....

 2021-10-23 13:20 

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'Very gruesome': Tennessee hunter found shot multiple times on his rental property...

Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher says 55-year-old Timothy Ring was found shot multiple times on his rental property....

 2021-10-23 13:16 

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Do I have salmonella poisoning, or is it something else entirely?...

The CDC estimates that 48 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of food poisoning each year, including roughly 1.3 million who become sickened by salmonella bacteria....

 2021-10-23 13:12 

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Everything your lawn needs in the fall in order to survive winter...

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. What does your lawn need to survive the winter? Once the leaves begin to fall and the temperature starts to drop, it's time to get ready for winter. That means breaking out...

 2021-10-23 13:10 

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Colorado teen wins chess championship just months after brain surgery...

A Colorado teenager has become one of the youngest in state history to win the Blitz Chess Championship, beating out dozens of adults for the top prize....

 2021-10-23 13:06 

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The 2021 Hess toy truck... is a plane?...

The company says this year...

 2021-10-23 13:02 

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Richmond apartment building fails inspection, residents kicked out without warning...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Dozens of Richmond residents are without a home after their apartment building was condemned, forcing them to leave as soon as possible. Grace Place Apartments on the corner of North Fourth Street and Grace Street was deemed u...

 2021-10-23 12:49 

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Tractor-trailer crash shuts down stretch of I-64 west in Rockbridge County...

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) A tractor-trailer has crashed along I-64 westbound in Rockbridge County, resulting in a portion of the interstate being shut down. According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 46. If you are traveling in this area, ...

 2021-10-23 10:22 

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Pinpoint Weather: Seasonal temps start the weekend; severe risk increasing Monday...

Welcome to the start of the weekend! Morning clouds will lessen by early-afternoon giving us Mostly Sunny skies. High temperatures will climb into the 60s in the mountains upper 60s to near 70 east of the Blue Ridge. Breezy conditions will be possible as ...

 2021-10-23 08:04 

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Friday Night Blitz October 22, 2021...

WEEK 9 SCORES (4-2)STAUNTON RIVER 26 AT (0-7)WILLIAM BYRD 21 (4-4)FRANKLIN COUNTY 42 AT (1-7)WILLIAM FLEMING 35-Student Playback High School Game of the Week. You can see a replay of the game Saturday at Noon on WWCW. Dave Ross and Steve Myers are on the ...

 2021-10-23 07:09 

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Friday Night Blitz-Game of the Week/Bassett at George Washington...

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — In this week's Game of the Week, George Washington defeated Bassett 21-7 Friday night at George Washington High School....

 2021-10-23 07:05 

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Friday Night Blitz-Giles at James River...

BUCHANAN, Va. (WFXR) — Giles defeated James River 21-14 Friday night at James River High School....

 2021-10-23 07:01 

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Friday Night Blitz-Floyd County at Radford...

RADFORD, Va. (WFXR) — Radford defeated Floyd County 42-7 Friday night at Radford High School....

 2021-10-23 06:56 

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Friday Night Blitz-Fishburne Military at North Cross...

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — North Cross defeated Fishburne Military 48-0 Friday afternoon at North Cross School....

 2021-10-23 06:53 

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Friday Night Blitz-Band of the Week...

VINTON, Va. (WFXR) — This week's Band of the Week is the William Byrd High School band....

 2021-10-23 06:49 

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Friday Night Blitz-Cheerleaders of the Week...

VINTON, Va. (WFXR) — This week's cheerleaders of the week are the William Byrd Cheerleaders....

 2021-10-23 06:44 

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Friday Night Blitz-Patrick Henry at Christiansburg...

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Christiansburg defeated Patrick Henry 37-14 Friday night at Christiansburg High School....

 2021-10-23 06:39 

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Friday Night Blitz-Salem at Cave Spring...

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) Salem defeated Cave Spring 35-0 Friday Night at Cave Spring Middle School....

 2021-10-23 05:52 

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Friday Night Blitz Fans of the Week...

VINTON, Va. (WFXR) This week's fans of the week are the William Byrd student section....

 2021-10-23 05:46 

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Friday Night Blitz Hidden Valley at Blacksburg...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Hidden Valley defeated Blacksburg 35-0 Friday night at Blacksburg High School....

 2021-10-23 05:42 

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Friday Night Blitz Graham at Pulaski County...

DUBLIN, Va. (WFXR) — Graham defeated Pulaski County 58-18 Friday night at Pulaski County High School....

 2021-10-23 05:37 

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Friday Night Blitz Amherst County at Brookville...

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Brookville defeated Amherst County 36-21 Friday night at Brookville High School....

 2021-10-23 05:32 

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Friday Night Blitz Liberty at Liberty Christian...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Liberty Christian defeated Liberty 49-14 Friday night at Williams Stadium....

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